Building record MYO613 -


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Grid reference SE 6100 5508 (point)
Map sheet SE65NW
Civil Parish New Earswick, City of York, North Yorkshire


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Terrace. 1902-1905. By Parker and Unwin, for Joseph Rowntree Village Trust. Brick and French tile. 2 pairs of cottages with through living room plan. 2 storeys, 6 first-floor windows with wide central gable. Original half-glazed double doors and standard "New Earswick" window panes throughout. Each house has door beneath fanlight flanked by 2-light casement and replacement fixed window in altered opening, formerly the entrance to the W C. First floor: 3-light casements to centre and pairs of low 3-light casements to outer bays. Stacks removed. The particular significance of New Earswick lies in its contribution to the development of low cost housing in Britain. Experience gained and practices introduced here were incorporated extensively into the Tudor Walters Report of 1918 which was instrumental in the passing of the Addison Act of 1919. Plans from New Earswick influenced the Government Manual on low cost housing which followed the Act. Sinclair A: Planning and Domestic Architecture at New Earswick, BA dissertation, University of Reading, 1983. Waddilove L: One Man's Vision, London, 1954.
Listing NGR: SE6100855081

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

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Record last edited

Oct 8 2014 9:34AM


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